When I first became a Christian, I really didn’t want to hear anything about spiritual warfare. I just wanted Jesus. I didn’t ask for any war. And if I can be honest with you, I was scared. Talk of an enemy that wanted to kill, steal, and destroy me wasn’t something I wanted to think about at all.
Interestingly enough, the enemy didn’t want me thinking about it either. This way I’d be an easy target for his schemes and tricks and unprepared for the plans he had to harm me. As I’ve grown in Christ and studied God’s Word, I now find myself more courageous and empowered when it comes to spiritual warfare.
Spiritual warfare involves the attempts of Satan to steal from believers what’s theirs in Christ, kill their relationship with God, and destroy the abundant life given to them by Christ. Sounds like a lot, I know, but as a believer, you have everything you need to be victorious over this already defeated enemy.
If you’re not familiar with spiritual warfare or want to learn more, here are ten things to know about spiritual battle and how the enemy attacks.
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